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Old Jan 01, 2012, 02:16 PM
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30 inch is large for this gear. What does the wing loading come out to be?

Jay
1.52 oz per sq. ft.

The low wing loading combined with the big under-cambered wing allow it to fly extremely slowly.
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Old Jan 01, 2012, 02:23 PM
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Anyway, the PT 19 has a wing loading of 2.5 oz/sq.ft.

It won't be as slow, but it should still fly nicely.

I'll find out tomorrow night.

Stupid windshields too 3 hours to construct.
Old Jan 01, 2012, 10:23 PM
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Looks great I just started building A 16' version useing the same 4-site parts.

Its' amazeing how great minds think alike. I hope mine comes out looking half as nice as yours

Paul
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Old Jan 02, 2012, 01:16 AM
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' is for feet. " is for inches.

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Old Jan 02, 2012, 07:51 AM
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never let an old guy type ! 16"

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Old Jan 02, 2012, 10:36 AM
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I did some building over the weekend...building this small is tough for my ham hands. I'm glad I have a laser, because if not, I would have given up by now!

Here are pics of fuselage #3. #1 was never meant to be anything than a quick parts check. Fuselage #2 didn't go so well, it's skewed horribly. But at least I learned the proper sequence to do things. #3 is coming along OK, but there is room for improvement in my micro building skills.

Current weight is about 6g (.2 oz)
Old Jan 02, 2012, 10:53 AM
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[QUOTE=starscream4002;20285726]hmmm... the right one looks familiar... Isn't it the one that Pfinn was experimenting ON
Yes you're right and I received it the day before Christmas I will be flying it at the national Building Museum here in DC next week hopefully. It is such a nice little plane and Phil is an extraordinary person and builder. The other is the Triton which you can find on this site comes from Ken Spencer and is kitted through BSD.
Old Jan 02, 2012, 11:10 AM
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Hi all.

I mounted an AR6400 and a S2000 on a Micro Yak EPP.
41,8cm(16.4inch)WS, 30g(1.05oz)AUW and planning to use the HK 1S 138mAh for more power after first flights.

Happy New Year
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how did you set up the ailerons? can i get some pics?
Old Jan 02, 2012, 11:16 AM
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Before I fly it (and before any repairs ) a couple more images.
Old Jan 03, 2012, 09:10 AM
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It flew great!

Needed a bit of right and down trim, and then flew it for about 20 minutes.

No repairs nor adjustments are needed.

No video.
Old Jan 03, 2012, 09:55 AM
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You had 20min of flight time?!
Old Jan 03, 2012, 10:44 AM
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You had 20min of flight time?!
Yes.

(5 flights; 4 minutes each. )
Old Jan 03, 2012, 11:03 AM
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Yes.

(5 flights; 4 minutes each. )
Oooooooh...that makes more sense.
Old Jan 03, 2012, 12:20 PM
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what size was your battery? less than 150mah?

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Old Jan 03, 2012, 12:42 PM
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